Podcasts

James G. Fair, Silver King

Fair was a contemporary of Levi Strauss, living and working in San Francisco around the same time as the denim ...
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Nato bombs Serbian TV

In April 1999 Nato bombed the Serbian state TV station in Belgrade, killing 16 people. It was part of a ...
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SYMHC Classics: John Dee, Her Majesty’s Secret Sorcerer

We're revisiting an episode from 2011 featuring previous hosts Sarah and Deblina. Born in 1527 to a Welsh family, John ...
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Rebroadcast: Origin Stories

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts ...
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275: Alternative Facts, Falsehoods and Delusions: The Lies We’ve Told Ourselves and Each Other in American History

Late last month, the Washington Post reported President Trump has made some 9,451 false or misleading claims throughout his term ...
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The Columbine massacre

On April 20th 1999 a mass shooting in the USA shocked the world and started a devastating trend of violence ...
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How organic farming started

In the aftermath of World War Two pesticides and chemical fertilisers started to become more widespread in the UK. Worries ...
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Bacon’s Rebellion, Part 2

Last time, we talked about the many reasons Virginia colonists were frustrated by the 1670s, including the price of tobacco, ...
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Auto-destructive art

In 1959 the German artist Gustav Metzger came up with a new and subversive form of art. He called it ...
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234 Richard Bushman, Farms & Farm Families in Early America

If we want to understand everyday life in early America we need to understand the everyday life of early American ...
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